Mert Erogul, MD is a physician with over twenty-five years of patient care experience.  He is director of metabolic health in the division of bariatric surgery at Maimonides Medical Hospital in Brooklyn, New York.

Dr. Erogul  graduated from the University of Michigan School of Medicine in 1997 and did his residency in emergency medicine at Brown University / Rhode Island Hospital.  He is board certified in emergency medicine and obesity medicine and has taught medical students and residents at SUNY Downstate School of Medicine in Brooklyn for 15 years where he is an assistant professor.   Dr. Erogul is deeply knowledgable about metabolic health and geroscience (the science of aging and its treatment) and excited about the profound possibilities in these fields.  He lives with his wife and two children in Brooklyn NY.  He has published in scientific journals as well as in the popular press such as the New York Times, The Guardian and others.

Julie Peacock, RDN, FMHC, RYT is a a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Functional Medicine Health Coach.  She has long been interested in the many ways that food sustains and connects people. Eating and living in a way that is both intentional and pleasurable promotes one’s healthiest and most balanced self. She believes that health is a practice and is not only vital to how one feels and performs, but in how one shows up in the world for others.  Julie understand the challenges of eating, practicing good health and living well. With busy lives and lots of demands on time, a little help can go a long way. Julie meets her clients where they are and helps them to realistically set and achieve their nutrition and wellness goals. She lives in New York City with her husband the three children.  Read more about her background and how she works with clients at